The day you find that I have become very old , try tohave some patience with meand try to understand me.
If I get dirty while eating …If I have some difficulty dressing… be patient! Rememberthe hours that I spent teaching youthese things when you were small.
If I repeat the samething dozens of time, donot interrupt me!Listen to me!When you were small, you keptasking me to read you the samestory, evening after evening,until you fell asleep. And I did ithappily !
If I do not wash myself so often under the shower, do notIf I do not wash myself so often under the shower, do notreprimand and do not tell me that it is a shame.reprimand and do not tell me that it is a shame.Remember how many excuses I had to invent to make youRemember how many excuses I had to invent to make youtake a bath when you were small.take a bath when you were small.
By seeing my ignoranceof new technologies, do notlaugh at me but give metime to understand
I taught you so many things …. to eat well …to dress well…to behave well… how to confront the problems of the life …
If I sometimes lose memory or am not able tofollow a conversation, give me the necessary timeto recollect and if I do not get there, do notbecome a nervous and arrogant person because themost important thing for me,… is to be with youand to be able to speak to you.
If I refuse to eat, do not force me !I know very well when I am hungry and when I am nothungry. .
When my poor legs will not allow meto move as before …
…Help me in the same way as when I held your handsto teach you take your first steps.
And when one day, I shall say to you that I do not want toAnd when one day, I shall say to you that I do not want tolive any more …live any more …that I want to die, do not get angry …that I want to die, do not get angry …because one day, you will also understand !because one day, you will also understand !
Try to understand that at certain age, we do notreally live any more. We simply survive!
One day, you will understand that in spite of all my errors,I always wanted what was best for you.
You do not have to feel sad, unfortunate or incompetentin front of my old age and of my state.You have to stay near me, try to understand what I livefor.
Help me walk, help me to end my lifewith love and patience. The only thing that I needfrom you is a smile anda lot of love.
I love you …my son, my daughter!Your Dad, your Mum
To close the music and leave this slide show.I received this slide show of a person who asked me totranslate it into English. It was not signed; I ignore theauthor.I offer it to you to all because I found it really touching.It should be the same thing for you!